Post Production Editing
Piecing together video, dialogue, music and sound as well as integrating visual effects to create the final finished film or television show.
The Editing Department assembles shot footage into a rough assembly and using complex editing software in an office setting, brings the final story together in a coherent narrative that fulfills the director’s vision. Editing roles can found at a post-production facility, or can be freelance positions, either union or non-union.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.
- Strong visual storytelling skills, knowledge of post production processes and editing software.
- Previous editing work experience in a professional film or television production.
Supervising Sound Editor
Post Sound Re-recording Mixer
Sound Effects Editor
Visual Effects Editor
Assistant Sound Effects Editor
Assistant Dialogue Editor
2nd Assistant Editor
1st Assistant Editor
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